Just trying to make it through

Every day we face opportunities, obstacles, situations, circumstance and people. And many times we find ourselves “just trying to make it through”.

  • If we can just get through this…
  • If we can just make it to the other side…
  • I’m just holdin’ on right now, but this will soon be over…
  • This too shall pass…
  • I just hope to live through all this…

These are sentiments and thoughts that I imagine many (if not all) of us have experienced at some time or another. And sometimes it seems like it takes all the grit, perseverance, hanging on and not giving up that we have just to take another step. So is there a way that we can make it through with more of our sanity and peace intact? Is it possible to get through situations without having them take all the wind out of our sails? In this post I would like to discuss a few things that will help you develop your “stick-to-it-iveness” and to discover joy, peace and happiness along the way. Continue reading

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Treasure hunting

I love to hunt for treasure. In books, at yard sales, even metal detecting. It is fun and adventurous! There is something in me that simply loves to go out and try and discover the hidden, the lost and the forgotten. I also love to find things of great value! It brings me great satisfaction to find something of great worth.

One thing I have noticed though is that I may occasionally stumble upon a treasure while in everyday living, but most of the time I have to intentionally seek after it. It takes time and effort and planning to go metal detecting or to look for the best deals at a store. Continue reading